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NYC is beginning to evict some people in migrant shelters under stricter rules

May. 22, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City stepped up its efforts to push migrants out of its overwhelmed shelters Wednesday as it began enforcing a new rule that limits some adult asylum-seekers to a month in the system before they have to find a bed on their own. Migrants without young...

NYC vowed to reform its protest policing. A crackdown on a pro-Palestinian march is raising doubts

May. 22, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When New York City resolved a lawsuit brought by Black Lives Matter demonstrators last year by agreeing to overhaul how police respond to protests, Mayor Eric Adams praised the suite of reforms as sensible steps to “move our city forward.” But some civil rights...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of 2003 sexual assault in lawsuit

May. 22, 2024 12:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former model accused Sean “Diddy” Combs of sexually assaulting her at his New York City recording studio in 2003 in a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the latest in a series of allegations against the embattled hip-hop mogul. The woman said she was a successful...

Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Tuesday to nine felony charges stemming from his role in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. Ten others, including former Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli...

Trump campaign calls 'The Apprentice' film 'blatantly false,' director offers to screen it for him

May. 21, 2024 16:10 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Donald Trump’s reelection campaign called “The Apprentice,” a film about the former U.S. president in the 1980s, “pure fiction” and vowed legal action following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. But director Ali Abbasi is offering to privately screen the...

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to nine felony charge in Arizona election interference case

May. 21, 2024 13:06 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani pleads not guilty to nine felony charge in Arizona election interference case.

NYC mayor defends police response after videos show officers punching pro-Palestinian protesters

May. 20, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams defended the police department's response to a pro-Palestinian street demonstration in Brooklyn over the weekend, calling video of officers repeatedly punching men lying prone on the ground an “isolated incident.” “Look at that...

'The Apprentice,' about a young Donald Trump, premieres in Cannes

May. 20, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — While Donald Trump's hush money trial entered its sixth week in New York, an origin story for the Republican presidential candidate premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, unveiling a scathing portrait of the former president in the 1980s. “The...

Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

May. 19, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

Arizona's attorney general says former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been served an indictment in the state's fake elector case alongside 17 other defendants for his role in an attempt to overturn former President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Arizona...

Preakness winner Seize the Grey is likely running in the 1st Belmont at Saratoga

May. 19, 2024 15:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the upcoming Belmont Stakes is one of the most anticipated horse races in the sport's history. That's because it's being run at Saratoga Race Course for the first time, part of a two-year hiatus in upstate New York while the...